Zip Slider Jig.
This is very handy tool to add sliders to continuous zip with ease! It can be attached to your sewing machine bench. It can be very tricky to attach a slider to continuous zip without a slider jig, but please see below for tips on how to do this!
Please see below for more information on how to affix zip sliders to continuous zip without a slider jig.
Step 1 – Notch the end: Start by cutting you continuous zip to required length and cutting a V out of the end of the continuous zip.
Step 2 – Separate the end: of the continuous zip about 2 or 3 inches. (or, if you prefer, you may fully separate the continuous zip)
Step 3 – Align Slider with continuous zip: Put the ends of the zip teeth into the front (double opening) end of the zip sliders until the teeth come together and stop at the back of the slide.
Step 4 – Pull Slider onto Zip: Grab hold of the two pointed ends of the continuous zip while you pull the zip slider up the zip.
For your information
Continuous zipping, is used with zip sliders, (also supplied by AJT Supplies). Continuous zip and zip sliders (No.5) are mainly used for furniture seat and back cushions, can be sewn into the furniture to allow an opening for the filling to be inserted and removed. Continuous zip and zip sliders (No.3) are mainly used for scatter cushions also allowing the filling to be inserted and removed.
Please be aware that continuous zip may not work with zip sliders that were purchased at different times and that was not purchased from AJT Upholstery Supplies. If you require a sample of our continuous zip to try sliders that you already have, please contact AJT Upholstery Supplies on 01384639990. You will be required to pay a small postage and packing charge.